Moonlight of Xiphos – How to Get, Ascension, Stats & Who Can Use It in Genshin Impact

Moonlight of Xiphos is a four-star sword that enhances the wielder’s Recharged Energy based on their Elemental Mastery. As such, the sword is perfect for characters that rely heavily on these two stats as it will help you make up for what you lack in artifacts.

How to Get Moonlight from Xiphos in Genshin Impact

Moonlight of Xiphos is a limited weapon that can only be obtained when featured in the Epitome Summoning banner, which you can wield using Primogems and Intertwined Fates. As such, you have to wait for it to spin up and hope for the best.

Genshin Impact Xiphos Moonlight Stats

  • Base Attack: 42 to 510
  • Substat: Elemental Mastery (36 to 165)
  • Passive: Jinni’s Whisper – The following effect will trigger every 10 seconds: the character who equips it will gain 0.036/0.045/0.054/0.063/0.072% energy recharge for each elemental mastery point they have for 12 seconds, with nearby party members gaining 30% of this buff for the same duration. Multiple instances of this weapon can allow this buff to stack. This effect will trigger even if the character is not on the field.

 

Genshin Impact Xiphos Moonlight Ascension Cost & Materials

Below are all the ascension materials needed for the Key of Khaj-Nisut. They can be grown from the following:

  • Satin/Silk/Brocade—Eremites
  • Prism—Primal Constructs
  • Forest Dew Talisman – Tower of Abject Pride (Monday, Thursday, Sunday)

Ascent Stage 1


x5,000 Mor

x2 Faded Red Satin

x3 damaged prism

x3 Copper Talisman of Forest Dew

Ascent Phase 2


x15,000 Mora

x8 Faded Red Satin

x12 damaged prism

x3 Copper Talisman of Forest Dew

Ascent Phase 3


x20,000 Must

x6 Garnished Red Silk

x6 Cloudy Prism

x6 Forest Dew Iron Talisman

Phase 4 Ascent


x30,000 Must

x9 Trimmed Red Silk

x12 Cloudy Prism

x3 Silver Talisman of Forest Dew

Phase 5 Ascent


x35,000 Mora

x6 Rich Red Brocade

x9 Radiant Prism

x6 Forest Dew Silver Talisman

Phase 6 Ascension


x45,000 Mora

x12 Rich Red Brocade

x18 Radiant Prism

x4 Golden Forest Dew Talisman

Who can use Xiphos Moonlight in Genshin Impact

Moonlight by Xiphos is ideal for under-DPS and support characters who rely on elemental mastery and energy recharge to deal damage. It’s a particularly stunning four-star pick for a Kazuha Elemental Mastery build, but you might want to shoot for higher refinements to generate as much energy recharge as possible and keep its glow at maximum uptime.

The following characters can use Moonlight from Xiphos:

For more weapon guides, check out Key of Khaj-Nisut – How to Get, Ascension, Stats, and Who Can Use It in Genshin Impact.